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Sun Bleached Bones

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Sun Bleached Bones


someone put it in the sun

and hoped that it would grow

but others said it wouldn’t

and they were right you know

not everything that’s in the sun

is bathed in warming light

a lot of it is hard and cold

and isn’t very bright


someone put it in the sun

and hoped that it would sell

but right minded individuals

can tell a lie by smell

so when the crop is harvested

and the fruits are on display

they are shown corrupt and rotten

sun-ripened – who will pay?


someone put it in the shade

and hoped that it would cool

but that someone was incompetent

or worse than that a fool

for now the skies are cloudy

with the blooming of the lies

I hope for truth and justice

and pray the sun will never rise


HillsboroughJFT96newspaper liesThe Sun

◄ Cursed Be He That Moves My Bones

Head In Hands ►


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madhurima dutta

Sat 4th Jun 2016 17:46

I really enjoyed reading this poem. It's very Good. :)

Emily Kate O'Sullivan

Thu 26th May 2016 11:50


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Helen Elliott

Wed 27th Apr 2016 09:05

Well expressed, Ian.

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Tommy Carroll

Wed 27th Apr 2016 00:30

Indeed Ian.
I read this article on the day it was printed..LIVERPOOL DAILY POST AND ECHO article re Hillsborough was written by a staffer referring to Liverpool fans, I quote: "I blame the yobs" this was written by JOHN WILLIAMS from the LIVERPOOL DAILY POST.

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